Field Service Engineer


The Service Engineer position performs all activities associated with installing, servicing, and maintaining a wide range of NSH USA’s precision machine tools and related equipment for railway and other industrial manufacturers as well as training Service Technicians.

Essential Functions:

  • Use electrical schematics to test and troubleshoot electrical systems including switches, PLCs, PCs, sensors, motors, and measurement devices
  • Use laptops, PC applications, and printed documentation to test and troubleshoot PLC ladder logic programs
  • Use drawings to test and troubleshoot basic mechanical systems such as pistons, rams, pulleys, belts, gears, lubrication systems, and alignment
  • Use hydraulic schematics to test and troubleshoot hydraulic power systems
  • Testing of all machines to verify calibration and operation
  • Start-up and debug of newly manufactured or rebuilt machines both at NSH USA’s manufacturing facility and at the customer’s facility
  • Ability to train and mentor other service technicians
  • Extensive travel both domestic and International is REQUIRED. Travel will be about 80-90% which may include weekends

Additional Responsibilities:

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for the purpose of job evaluation. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a technical field, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering OR 5+ years of related experience in similar field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are REQUIRED
  • Excellent time management skills REQUIRED
  • Must be a self-motivated individual and be able to hit the ground running meeting the company’s and client’s needs
  • Very good working knowledge of mechanical and electrical process and must be able to merge them together so that the equipment is operating efficiently and effectively
  • Experience in programming and working with PLC’s a PLUS
  • Must work well with people
  • Must combine professionalism and enthusiasm in approach to work
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of products

Character, integrity, and trustworthiness are very important attributes that NSH USA Corporation looks for in all candidates.

Please go to to apply. Resumes and cover letters can also be submitted by fax to 518-462-0371, or by regular mail to HR Dept., 1700 North Broadway, Albany, NY 12204. Telephone calls will not be accepted.

NSH USA offers a complete medical/health care plan, 401(K), and incentive programs. 
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

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